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Onda Xiaoma 21 is a 12.5 inch Apollo Lake laptop with FHD display, 4GB RAM, fingerprint sensor

Chinese device maker Onda has a new laptop on the way, featuring a 12.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display, an Intel Celeron N3450 Apollo Lake CPU, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. The Onda Xiaoma 21 also has a compact design: the laptop measures about half an inch thick and weighs about 2.4 pounds […]

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2-in-1 Apollo Lake tablets form Onda, Voyo, and Teclast

Intel’s Apollo Lake chips are reasonably low-cost, low-power processors for tablets, notebooks, and desktop computers. Chinese device makers recently began offering computers powered by Apollo Lake chips, and recently three new 2-in-1 tablets with detachable keyboards and 6 watt, quad-core Apollo Lake chips have been revealed. Gearbest has product pages for all three, although pricing […]

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Onda’s oBook 11 Pro looks like a Surface Book (with cheaper hardware)

Chinese device makers have been producing lookalikes of Apple laptops, tablets, and smartphones for ages. But Onda’s latest familiar-looking laptop isn’t a MacBook Air clone… it looks like a Microsoft Surface Book. But while Microsoft’s laptop with a detachable screen and an unusual hinge sells for $1499 and up, it’s likely that the Ondo oBook 11 […]

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Onda Obook12 convertible notebook features Atom x7, 4GB RAM

A few months after launching a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch display and an Intel Atom x5 processor, Onda seems to be ready to launch a new model with a 12.2 inch screen and a more powerful Atom x7 processor. The same AliExpress store that leaked the new Teclast X3 Pro has posted listings […]

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Onda Wave oBook 11 is a Cherry Trail convertible notebook

Chinese tablet maker Onda is branching out into laptops…. kind of. The Onda oBook 11 is a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch full HD touchscreen display that you can fold back 360 degrees, allowing you to hold the notebook like a tablet. The notebook features an Intel Atom x5 Cherry Trail processor, 2GB of RAM, […]

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Onda’s dual OS tablets support shared Android, Windows folders

A handful of Chinese tablet and TV box makers have started offering models that dual boot Android and Windows software. That means you can run Android apps or games on your tablet, reboot into Windows and fire up Windows apps (or Windows desktop apps). Now one company is going a step further by letting you easily share […]

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Lilbits (8-21-2014): Windows 9 coming soon, while Windows RT drops the desktop?

The next version of Microsoft Windows is expected to bring back a sort of start menu, kill the charms bar, and generally be easier to use on desktops. If the latest reports are to be believed, Microsoft could launch a free preview of the next-gen operating system at the end of September. Meanwhile the company […]

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Reports: Microsoft Windows now free for all $250 or cheaper tablets

Microsoft has been working aggressively to get its software onto low-cost tablets. Earlier this year the company announced that device makers could load Windows 8.1 software on tablets or phones with 9 inch or smaller screens without paying a license fee. Now it looks like Windows might also be free for use on tablets with larger […]

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Onda V989 is the first tablet with Allwinner’s octa-core chip

Chinese device maker Onda has unveiled the first tablet featuring an 8-core CPU from Allwinner. The Onda V989 is an iPad-sized Android tablet with an Allwinner A80-T octa-core processor. It’s expected to launch soon for about $177. The Onda V989 features a 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel display, 2GB of RAM, an 8MP rear camera, […]

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Chinese tablet makers promise 64-bit Android Bay Trail devices

Intel is rolling out a new line of low-power 64-bit Bay Trail processors aimed at inexpensive Android tablets, and it looks like a number of companies are getting ready to deliver new tablets based on the platform. Taiwanese equipment manufacturer ECS recently showed off a reference design for an 8 inch tablet with an Atom […]

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Onda V818 7.9 inch Android tablet takes style cues from iPad mini

Chinese tablet maker Onda’s latest device is a 7.9 inch tablet that bears a striking resemblance to Apple’s 7.9 inch iPad mini. But the Onda V818 runs Android instead of iOS and it’s expected to sell for about half the price of an iPad mini. Onda-Tablet and Onda-Sale are showing a list price of $170 for […]